Betting Late Season MLB Overs at Coors Field

For years Coors Field in Colorado has been notorious for being a hitter-friendly ballpark. These days it’s a rarity that we see the Colorado Rockies play a home game in which the total is less than 10 — an extreme anomaly considering that totals across baseball have been dropping. The main reason behind these high-scoring games…

2014 MLB Futures Comparison

We’re over two months into the MLB season and as usual there has been no shortage of surprises. The Baltimore Orioles, who were expected to be cellar dwellers in the always competitive AL East, currently lead the division by 3 games. Similarly the Milwaukee Brewers, who most analysts assumed would struggle to compete with the…

2014 AL and NL MVP Odds

We’re past the halfway point in the season, and as usual there have been no shortage of surprises. The Baltimore Orioles, who were supposed to struggle against division foes like the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox and the re-vamped New York Yankees, are currently leading the AL East by 4 games. The Milwaukee Brewers, who…

2014 AL and NL Cy Young Odds

After the varied degrees of success for Japanese pitchers like Daisuke Matsuzaka, Key Igawa and Yu Darvish, fans and analysts alike wondered aloud how Masahiro Tanaka would translate to the big league game. After posting a 24-0 record with a 1.27 ERA last season for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, the New York Yankees took a…

2014 MLB Betting Against the Public: Mid-Season Report

The MLB All-Star break begins on Monday and Sports Insights is pleased to present an update on this season’s most profitable first half trends as well as a betting against the public update. We’ve had no shortage of surprises this season, and those effects have certainly been felt in the futures market. The Milwaukee Brewers, who…

2014 MLB Home Run Derby Odds

The 2014 Home Run Derby will take place this year on Monday July 14th at Target Field in Minnesota. For the third straight season, two captains (one from each league) were allowed to select their own teammates and this season that honor belonged to Colorado’s Troy Tulowitzki and Toronto’s Jose Bautista. Bautista selected reigning champ Yoenis Cespedes along with…